West Jefferson is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,327, it is the 302nd largest city in North Carolina and the 9177th largest city in the United States. West Jefferson is currently growing at a rate of 0.53% annually and its population has increased by 2.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,299 in 2010. West Jefferson reached it's highest population of 1,332 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, West Jefferson has a population density of 604 people per square mile.
The average household income in West Jefferson is $38,338 with a poverty rate of 23.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $584 per month, and the median house value is $163,000. The median age in West Jefferson is 45.6 years, 46.6 years for males, and 43.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.6 males.